All Events

Monday

 
Opening Gala
Mon • 6:30 PM • Opera House

Tuesday

Google Leadership breakfast: Together for parity - Creating a stronger workforce
Tue • 8:00 AM • MCA Harbourside Room
Facebook Building 2020 – An interactive space where you can experience virtual and augmented reality
Tue • 9:00 AM • Luna Park
 
Global Keynote Series: BE AFRAID. BE VERY AFRAID. BUT DO IT.
Tue • 9:30 AM • Global Keynote
 
Global Keynote Series: Why C**t Really is the Worst Four Letter Word..& Other Lessons in Life & Leadership
Tue • 10:15 AM • Global Keynote
Global Keynote Series: Living in a Vertical World
Tue • 11:00 AM • Global Keynote
Global Keynote Series: The Future of Media
Tue • 11:50 AM • Global Keynote
The New Age of Communications
Tue • 12:10 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
Partnerships for Growth: Publishers, Platforms and Quality Journalism
Tue • 12:10 PM • ThinkTV Stage
Not All Reach Is Equal
Tue • 12:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
Calling Australia Home – Understanding how new migrants navigate the first 5 years
Tue • 1:00 PM • News Corp Australia
 
Customer-Generated Content: The Next Billion Dollar Category
Tue • 1:00 PM • ThinkTV Stage
People and Machines: Marketers need more than Artificial Intelligence
Tue • 1:00 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
Why display tactics can’t switch across to video & could affect your bottom line
Tue • 1:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
Female Power Players
Tue • 1:50 PM • News Corp Australia
Moving From a TV to a Total Video Advertising Strategy
Tue • 1:50 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Machine Learning From Marketing's Past
Tue • 1:55 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
 
Ferris Wheel hosted by Google
Tue • 2:00 PM • Ferris Wheel
What does GDPR mean for your business?
Tue • 2:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
Janes of Digital - Empathy and Allyship
Tue • 2:40 PM • News Corp Australia
Digital Transformation for Rising Expectations
Tue • 2:40 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
Millennials Matter
Tue • 2:40 PM • ThinkTV Stage
The AI Trade-off
Tue • 3:30 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
 
Beyond The Rivers of Gold: A New Era for Journalism & Advertising
Tue • 3:30 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
SMB Summit
Tue • 3:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
 
Discover Talk: Creating a Culture where Diversity thrives
Tue • 3:30 PM • News Corp Australia
 
The True Diversity Problem
Tue • 3:35 PM • News Corp Australia
The Modern Marketing Strategy | Featuring AI for Accessibility
Tue • 4:20 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
Beyond Trust
Tue • 4:20 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Discover Talk: Enjoy the Moment
Tue • 4:25 PM • News Corp Australia
 
OPINION-MAKERS: Why Having a Sharp POV Means more Today than Ever Before
Tue • 4:30 PM • News Corp Australia
 
Humanification
Tue • 5:10 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
 
Content Marketing Debate: Quality vs Quantity
Tue • 5:10 PM • ThinkTV Stage
AWAPAC Connects Networking Cocktails
Tue • 5:30 PM • Innovation Hall

Wednesday

OMA Leadership Breakfast: The art and science behind your next moment of genius
Wed • 8:00 AM • MCA Harbourside Room
Facebook Building 2020 – An interactive space where you can experience virtual and augmented reality
Wed • 9:00 AM • Luna Park
Global Keynote Series: How Will Brands Grow in the AI Era?
Wed • 9:30 AM • Global Keynote
 
Global Keynote Series: HOW VANDALISM WILL SAVE ADVERTISING
Wed • 10:15 AM • Global Keynote
Global Keynote Series: Solving Problems With A.I. For Everyone
Wed • 11:00 AM • Global Keynote
 
Global Keynote Series: The Industry needs Creative Leadership
Wed • 11:50 AM • Global Keynote
What’s new? Tech, targeting and trading TV
Wed • 11:50 AM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Making Sense Of Too Much Data & Is It Still Sexy?
Wed • 12:10 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
ThinkTV Culture & Commerce Luncheon: What's New? Tech, Targeting and Trading TV
Wed • 12:30 PM • The Deck
The Future of Cannabis
Wed • 12:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
 
Discover Talk: Here’s what it takes
Wed • 12:55 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Discover Talk: Urban Brand-Utility: Impact branding for the urbanising century
Wed • 12:55 PM • News Corp Australia
Who Dares, Wins
Wed • 1:00 PM • News Corp Australia
Be Consumer First in a Data Driven World
Wed • 1:00 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
Moving from Globalisation to Globality: Challenges and Opportunities for Global Brands in Today’s Marketplace
Wed • 1:00 PM • ThinkTV Stage
It’s Your Time: From Innovation To Impact
Wed • 1:50 PM • News Corp Australia
Advertising in 2020: Data is the new oil
Wed • 1:50 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
Is the Agency of the Future Still an Agency?
Wed • 1:50 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Ferris Wheel hosted by Google
Wed • 2:00 PM • Ferris Wheel
Getting Closer to your Customer
Wed • 2:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
The Future of Camera Marketing
Wed • 2:40 PM • News Corp Australia
20 Shifts to 2020
Wed • 2:40 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
Nothing in Media Ever Dies: A CMO debate
Wed • 2:40 PM • ThinkTV Stage
Initiative Shift presents: Sport - When the sponsorship comes off the field
Wed • 3:30 PM • News Corp Australia
Measuring Up
Wed • 3:30 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
Rebuilding Trust & Instilling Confidence in Digital Advertising
Wed • 3:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
 
How to train your dragons: The new partnership model
Wed • 3:30 PM • ThinkTV Stage
More Than Just Hype: Making Sense of AI and How It Can Help Grow Your Brand
Wed • 4:20 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
How to Work with your Agency for a Single Customer View
Wed • 4:20 PM • ThinkTV Stage
Building in the Open
Wed • 4:20 PM • News Corp Australia
 
We Should Be Prepared to Give Up Privacy in Exchange for Security
Wed • 5:10 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
 
The Model is Broken, Again. What’s Needed for the Future of Client/Agency Relationships?
Wed • 5:10 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Discover Talk: A Journey to How Brands Grow
Wed • 5:10 PM • News Corp Australia
Marketer's State of Mind
Wed • 5:15 PM • News Corp Australia
 
Shortermism Is Killing Brands: Is It Too Late To Save Yours?
Wed • 5:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
AWAPAC Connects Networking Cocktails
Wed • 5:30 PM • Innovation Hall

Thursday

Initiative Shift Leadership Breakfast: Story telling in a digital age
Thu • 8:00 AM • MCA Harbourside Room
Facebook Building 2020 – An interactive space where you can experience virtual and augmented reality
Thu • 9:00 AM • Luna Park
 
Global Keynote Series: Get Ready to Sweat
Thu • 9:30 AM • Global Keynote
 
Global Keynote Series: Why Colouring Outside the Lines Matters
Thu • 10:15 AM • Global Keynote
 
Global Keynote Series: Joel Madden in Conversation
Thu • 11:00 AM • Global Keynote
Global Keynote Series: Innovation is out, Invention is in
Thu • 11:50 AM • Global Keynote
Content is Still King, But Which Type of TV Sits on Australia's Iron Throne?
Thu • 12:10 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Discover Talk: The 5 techs that will change society
Thu • 12:55 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
The Influence of Media in building the Australian Addiction to Sports.
Thu • 1:00 PM • News Corp Australia
Next Era Programmatic
Thu • 1:00 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
The Unskippable Future of Advertising
Thu • 1:00 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
The Lion's Share
Thu • 1:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
The Death of Impression Based Marketing and the New Era of Measurability
Thu • 1:50 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
The ideas that are bringing people together
Thu • 1:50 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Discover Talk: Food As The Third Pillar: Growth, Technology and Execution of Forward Thinking Food Events
Thu • 1:50 PM • News Corp Australia
The Brand as Experience
Thu • 1:55 PM • News Corp Australia
 
Ferris Wheel hosted by Google
Thu • 2:00 PM • Ferris Wheel
Using Big Data to Give You the Winning Edge in Sports
Thu • 2:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
The Impact of Creativity
Thu • 2:40 PM • ThinkTV Stage
Mobile programmatic and the new age CMO
Thu • 2:40 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
 
What Sport can teach us about the power of vulnerability
Thu • 2:45 PM • News Corp Australia
Why Contextual Targeting is the only Targeting Left
Thu • 3:30 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
 
Fish, Catch, Keep
Thu • 3:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
 
Discover Talk: Creativity Is Under Threat
Thu • 3:30 PM • ThinkTV Stage
Masters of Digital Advertising
Thu • 3:35 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
Why Wellbeing Matters
Thu • 3:35 PM • News Corp Australia
Putting Marketing at the Core of the Business
Thu • 4:20 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
 
Discover Talk: Collaborating as an Agile Team
Thu • 4:25 PM • News Corp Australia
 
Discover Talk: Working mums myth-busting
Thu • 4:25 PM • ThinkTV Stage
The Creative Carousel
Thu • 4:30 PM • ThinkTV Stage
 
The Mumbrella Dice of Truth
Thu • 4:30 PM • Media i Workshop Stage
 
What Crisis?!?! Legendary Tales from Washington D.C. to Hollywood
Thu • 4:30 PM • News Corp Australia
 
Is the CTO the new CMO?
Thu • 5:10 PM • The Trade Desk Stage
 
The Power of Branding in an Automated World
Thu • 5:20 PM • News Corp Australia
AWAPAC Connects Networking Cocktails
Thu • 5:30 PM • Innovation Hall
Wrap Party
Thu • 7:30 PM • Big Top